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Access Bank encourages teenagers to play, learn and save

For every young Nigerian, the teenage years arguably represent the most important stage in setting goals – education, career, family and clear plans for the future. As a result, Access Bank is paying attention to teenagers, by ensuring that they imbibe the right...

Leveraging e-payments, digital innovation for trade, financial inclusion

By Oluwafunke Ishola There is no doubt that technology has revolutionised the banking industry, particularly mobile and the Internet, as bank customers continue to embrace electronic payment for financial transactions. Indeed, individuals and businesses now crave e-payment platforms mainly due to the immense economic benefits they...

Go cashless this summer with FirstBank visa multi currency card

Lagos, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s premier and leading financial services provider, has introduced the Visa Multi Currency Card, an All-in One-Card and first of its kind to be offered by any financial institution in Nigeria. This card can be linked to...

Stanbic IBTC reinforces financing advisory, stockbroking, trusteeship credentials in acquisition of Forte Oil shares

Press Release Monday, July 8,2019 As a testament to its extensive credentials as Nigeria’s leading end-to-end financial services organization, Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, a member of Standard Bank Group, has leveraged its deep financial services knowledge and expertise in successfully supporting the acquisition of a majority...

Financial Inclusion: CBN orders MfB branches to acquire 64 new customers per month

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has announced a financial inclusion target of 64 new customers per month for each branch of Microfinance Banks, MfBs, in the country. The target followed a series of meeting between the CBN and MfB operators on the contributions...

Nigeria’s fragmented financial sector working against its financial inclusion growth

Nigeria is operating a fragmented financial sector which is working against the accurate record of its growth on the financial inclusion goal of the Federal Government. The Commissioner for Insurance, Nigeria, Alhaji Mohammed Kari, made this known at the just-concluded 46th African Insurers Organisation(AIO) held...

African banks’ profitability should drive financial inclusion, bankers say

As banks in Africa consistently post healthy financial margins, the populations continue to grapple with financial exclusion, a phenomenon that may jeopardise the sustainability of financial services on the continent. This was deliberated by delegates at the AFRICA CEO FORUM, which takes place in Kigali...

Polaris Bank deepens financial inclusion in Niger State

LAGOS: As part of commitment to ease access to banking services for more people, Polaris Bank has entered into a strategic partnership with the Niger State Government by ensuring participants in the supply value chain of the National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP) can...

Nigeria Loses N197 Billion to mobile money and financial services Fraud Annually – Osinbajo

By Emmanuel Elebeke Abuja — The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo says Nigeria loses about N197 billion as cost of financial services fraud annually. The Vice President made the observation on Tuesday at the stakeholders forum on financial fraud using telecoms platform organised by the Nigerian...

FirstBank partners Nigerian Army to deepen financial inclusion

By Saidu Adamu The Nigeria Army in conjunction with First Bank of Nigeria Limited on Tuesday launched “Agent Banking Scheme” for army personnel at the 20 Battalion Serti in Taraba. The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai explained that the aim...
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